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Peloponnese

the. the S peninsula of Greece, joined to central Greece by the Isthmus of Corinth: chief cities in ancient times were Sparta and Corinth, now Patras. Pop.: 503 300 (2001). Area: 21 439 sq. km (8361 sq. miles)
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According to the coast guard, the Marella Discovery was on a Mediterranean cruise and (https://m.dw.com/en/cruise-ship-rescues-111-migrants-off-greece/a-49678519) found the migrants' boat in distress on Saturday evening, 40 nautical miles off Peloponnese peninsula.
The main Athens-Corinth motorway, one of two road routes to the Peloponnese peninsula, was closed and train services were canceled.
The boat docked at the western Greek port of Methoni in the Peloponnese peninsula with the help of the harbour police and all those aboard were safe.
Page 14 FORMER air hostess Suzy Stembridge has penned the eighth novel in her Jigsaw family saga, set in the Peloponnese peninsula in southern Greece.
The Peloponnese peninsula is rich in Herculean legends, temples, Byzantine cities, Venetian and Ottoman fortresses and Mycenaean palaces.
Pulse racing and sweat dripping, I sprinted across a court at Neilson's Messini Beachclub on the Peloponnese peninsula in southern Greece.
The 41 survivors of the incident 'which could be one of the worst involving refugees and migrants in the past 12 months' include 37 men, 3 women and a 3-year-old child who were rescued by a merchant ship and taken to Kalamata, in the Peloponnese peninsula of Greece, on 16 April, UNHCR said.
The 41 survivors -- 37 men, three women and a three-year-old child -- were rescued by a merchant ship and taken to Kalamata, in the Peloponnese peninsula of Greece on April 16.
THE old roads south through Greece's Peloponnese peninsula curl slowly through villages and up the sides of the hills and mountains that feature throughout this historic and beautiful land.
This was particularly the case for Greece's Peloponnese peninsula or Crete, which lost ten percentage points (pp) in a few years.
The two leads ease back into familiar roles with elan and the script, co-written by Hawke, Delpy and Linklater, rings true at every turn as relationships unravel at the seams while the Peloponnese peninsula provides a stunning backdrop.
The suspects, who work as strawberry field foremen, were caught in the town of Amaliada in the southern Peloponnese peninsula, a few kilometres (miles) from the village of Manolada where the attack occurred on Wednesday.